InfoSAWIT, YOGYAKARTA - INSTIPER (Institut Pertanian Stiper) Yogyakarta and PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk., signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) about the research, innovation, and development study of sustainable palm oil industry. It was done by the Director of INSTIPER, Harsawardana and Vice Director of Astra Agro, Joko Supriyono, in the Auditheater INSTIPER (28/1/2020).
Harsawardana said that the MoU is to legalize the cooperation in fulfilling the mutual advantage for INSTIPER and Astra Agro.
"The cooperation covers the research and technology innovation in the palm oil industrial supply chain, development the knowledge center, education and development, and the human resources in palm oil,” he said as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT recently.
In the execution of the MoU, INSTIPER would assign Pusat Sains Kelapa Sawit (PSKS) within the support of the faculty and LPPM in the institution while Astra Agro would assign the units in the company. The agreement would run at least six (6) months after the signature and would run for five years to go after being signed. (T1)